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Planning a trip to Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh, India

24th Apr to 30th Apr, 2024Moderate Budget Train
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Things to do in Dalhousie in April

Day 1 - Wednesday 24th, Apr
morning -

Depart from Vadodara by overnight train to Pathankot. Train options: Sarvodaya Express (Train No. 12473) departing at 19:40 from Vadodara Junction Railway Station

afternoon -

Arrive in Pathankot and take a private taxi to Dalhousie (approx. 80 km, 2.5 hours drive)

evening -

Check in to the hotel and relax for the evening

Day 2 - Thursday 25th, Apr
morning -

Visit St. John's Church - an architectural marvel located amidst the picturesque scenery

afternoon -

Lunch at Kwality Restaurant for a taste of local Himachali cuisine

evening -

Enjoy a leisurely stroll at Gandhi Chowk and indulge in some local shopping

Day 3 - Friday 26th, Apr
morning -

Take a nature walk to Panchpula - a beautiful waterfall and picnic spot

afternoon -

Relax and unwind at the Garam Sadak hot water spring for a natural spa experience

evening -

Dinner at Moti Mahal for delicious North Indian cuisine

Day 4 - Saturday 27th, Apr
morning -

Explore the Chamera Lake for a tranquil boating experience surrounded by breathtaking views

afternoon -

Lunch at Bon Appétit for European and Asian fusion cuisine

evening -

Relax and unwind at the hotel or explore the local markets for souvenirs

Day 5 - Sunday 28th, Apr
morning -

Visit Khajjiar - often referred to as 'Mini Switzerland' for its lush green meadows and panoramic views

afternoon -

Lunch at HPMC Khajjiar - enjoy a meal amidst the stunning natural beauty

evening -

Return to Dalhousie and relax at the hotel

Day 6 - Monday 29th, Apr
morning -

Explore the Rang Mahal - a historical building and a tribute to the rich cultural heritage of the region

afternoon -

Indulge in a traditional thali meal at Sathya's Savouries for a taste of authentic local cuisine

evening -

Stroll through Subhash Chowk and enjoy the local street food delicacies

Day 7 - Tuesday 30th, Apr
morning -

Take a peaceful walk through Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary for serene nature views

afternoon -

Lunch at Lovely for a variety of cuisines amidst a cozy ambience

evening -

Relax and enjoy the last evening in Dalhousie

Day 8 - Wednesday 1st, May
morning -

Check out from the hotel and depart for Pathankot railway station

afternoon -

Board the Jammu Tawi Express (Train No. 13151) departing at 15:42 from Pathankot Junction Railway Station to Vadodara

evening -

Enjoy the scenic train journey back to Vadodara

Weather in Dalhousie in Invalid date
Avg Temp14°C to 28°C
Chance of Rain30%
SeasonSpring

The weather in Dalhousie in April is generally pleasant, with warm days and cool nights. You can expect some rain, so be sure to pack a raincoat or umbrella. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Dalhousie

Clothing & Apparel

Warm Jacket -

Evenings can get chilly, so pack a warm jacket.

Comfortable Pants -

You'll be doing a lot of walking, so pack comfortable pants.

Shirts -

Pack a mix of short and long-sleeved shirts, depending on the weather forecast.

Comfortable Shoes -

You'll be doing a lot of walking, so pack comfortable shoes.

Hat -

A hat will help to protect you from the sun and the cold.

Swimsuit (optional) -

If you're planning on swimming, pack a swimsuit.

Accessories

Sunglasses -

Sunglasses will help to protect your eyes from the sun.

Sunscreen -

Sunscreen will help to protect your skin from the sun.

Bug spray -

Bug spray will help to keep bugs away.

Toiletries -

Pack your essential toiletries, such as shampoo, conditioner, soap, and deodorant.

First-aid kit -

A first-aid kit will come in handy in case of any minor injuries.

Travel documents -

Don't forget your passport, visa, and other travel documents.

Essentials & Must Haves

Money -

Make sure to have enough cash and/or a credit card to cover your expenses.

Water bottle -

Stay hydrated by bringing a reusable water bottle.

Snacks -

Pack some snacks to keep you going throughout the day.

Camera -

Capture your memories with a camera.

Guidebook -

A guidebook can help you plan your trip and learn more about the area.

Good to have

Binoculars -

Binoculars will help you to spot wildlife.

Walking stick -

A walking stick can provide extra support while hiking.

Umbrella -

An umbrella will come in handy if it rains.

Travel pillow -

A travel pillow can help you to sleep comfortably on the train.

Headlamp -

A headlamp can be useful for early morning or evening hikes.

Electronics

Phone -

Your phone will be essential for staying connected and taking photos.

Camera (optional) -

If you're interested in photography, bring a camera to capture the beautiful scenery.

Headphones -

Headphones will allow you to listen to music or podcasts without disturbing others.

Power bank -

A power bank will keep your electronics charged up.

Travel adapter -

If you're coming from outside of India, you'll need a travel adapter to plug in your electronics.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Both cash and credit cards are widely accepted in Dalhousie.

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